Are there times when it feels like it is impossible to get your child to eat anything, much less something healthy? When should you be concerned that something, besides being a picky eater, is causing food avoidance?
Blog archive 02.2017
Whether you call it love handles, a spare tire or a muffin top, no one likes that extra fat around the middle of the abdomen. Belly fat is stubborn, hard to get rid of and may actually indicate an increased risk for heart disease.
Since we are focusing on your heart in February, we must discuss diabetes.
Here’s the classic movie scene…an older man gets upset, clutches his chest and collapses to the ground. In this scenario, almost everyone would bet that the man is having a heart attack. The problem is that sometimes heart attacks aren’t so obvious, especially in women. Interestingly, the overall number of deaths caused by heart disease has decreased over the years, but the numbers haven’t decreased as much in women as in men. As we begin American Heart Month, let’s talk about why.